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geocentric theory
In history, the ancient belief that the sun and other bodies of the solar system revolve around the earth; stated in detail by Ptolemy about 140 A.D. and later replaced by the heliocentric theory of Copernicus.
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geocentric theory
Any theory of the solar system or the universe that places the earth at the center.
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